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Introducing…An Open World

Posted by in World News & Events on 6th December, 2010 | No Comments

OpenWorld-singleWe want to change the world. And you, reading this post – you’re probably a world changer, too.  You probably know just how difficult it can be. It’s an ambitious aim, for sure.  But we know it’s possible because we’ve been changing the world for over two decades, with the support of people like you.  […]
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Giving Thanks Part 6: Fair Trade Customers Spend Wisely

Posted by in Fair Trade, Featured on 21st November, 2010 | No Comments

polaroid-custiesThis is Part 6 in an 8-Part “Giving Thanks” series, a Global Exchange exclusive highlighting individuals (chosen by Global Exchange staff members) who are contributing to our social justice work in some way. Today we thank our Fair Trade customers, a not forgotten force who help to empower & support Fair Trade artisans around the world.
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Giving Thanks Part 4: Making Long Lasting Connections with Anne Kelly & Mark Van Wormer

Posted by in Featured on 18th November, 2010 | 2 Comments

polaroid-anne-and-markFor today’s Giving Thanks series, Global Exchange’s Zarah Patriana thanks two past Reality Tours participants, Anne Kelly and Mark Van Wormer, fellow travelers she met on a delegation to Nicaragua.
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Giving Thanks Part 1: Ben & Jerry’s

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 15th November, 2010 | 3 Comments

polaroid-benandjerry1Part 1 in an 8-Part “Giving Thanks” series, Global Exchange Co-Founder and Executive Director Kirsten Moller thanks Ben & Jerry’s. Read about their great strides and why she chose to recognize Ben & Jerry’s.
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Remembering Jane Mintz on Día de los Muertos

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 2nd November, 2010 | 4 Comments

Photo Credit: Maya TraditionsToday is Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a holiday focused on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have died. In honor of Day of the Dead, we here at Global Exchange wish to remember our friend and ally Jane Mintz. Earlier this year, Jane received the […]
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Trade ministers to meet in San Francisco to negotiate the largest trade pact since NAFTA

Posted by in World News & Events on 14th June, 2010 | No Comments

FairTradeNotFreeAs I type this, there is a rally and march happening in Downtown San Francisco for a new Fair Trade agenda. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations begin this week in San Francisco. Trade ministers from all over the world will be in San Francisco for the TPP trade negotiations, which marks the defining moment […]
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